Expanding Yellow Fever Outbreak
For the past several months Serbian settlers have begun to claim lands claimed by the partially recognized territory of Kosovo. The Kosovan government urges the international community to step in and condemn the actions of the Serbs. In turn, the Serbian Government has requested the international community support them in reclaiming their stolen land. Your five nations are compelled to take sides in this disagreement.
Alert: An oil rig off of New Siberia has exploded. It has been concluded that this was sabotage by an unknown terrorist organization.
Allegedly the Turkish government has begun launching bombing raids on areas of Kurdistan and Rojava. Reports suggest these attacks have been carried out by US built A-50 bombers. Though the extent to which the United States is possibly involved is unknown. President Erdogan denies these attacks have been targeted at the Kurds. They say any attacks they launch have been targeted at ISIS or Kurdish “terrorists.”
First Bumblebee Declared Endangered in U.S.
The rusty patched bumblebee population has declined 87 percent over the past two decades.
“Bumblebees are among the most important pollinators of crops such as blueberries, cranberries, and clover and almost the only insect pollinators of tomatoes,” according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s rusty patched bumblebee profile. “The economic value of pollination services provided by native insects (mostly bees) is estimated at $3 billion per year in the United States.” (See seven intimate pictures that reveal the beauty of bees.)